Modern and Contemporary Bands for Hire

Modern and Contemporary Bands for Hire

Planning a hip and happening party and need a band with a set list to match? Then you've come to the right place! Bands for Hire is home to some of the most cutting-edge bands on the scene – our modern and contemporary bands for hire keep a keen eye on the charts, watching out for the latest musical trends and adjusting their palates ready for the new flavour of the month.

Modern Wedding Bands For Hire

The beauty of the modern and contemporary genre is that it's all-encompassing – hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock, drum and bass and dance music are all up for grabs these days, and our modern bands are notable for trying their able hands at all of these genres and more. So any kind of event for which you'd happily hire a modern chart DJ is the perfect place for people to get down to our contemporary bands' unique – and live – take on these same songs. DJs of course have their place, but the excitement of a live band playing such modern sounding songs is hard to match. Office parties, birthdays, wedding receptions, graduations, awards ceremonies, charity events, corporate events, or anywhere else where people are gathered for a good time is exactly what our modern and contemporary bands are looking for!

With a new pop star dominating the airwaves seemingly every week, you'd be forgiven for thinking that a working band would be unable to keep up. However, this may be a case of hearing it to believe it – our modern and contemporary bands are au fait with the latest Dua Lipa, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Rudimental, Swedish House Mafia and Clean Bandit releases (bearing in mind that this very list will soon need to be updated!), and perform each new hit single with the same enthusiasm and effortless skill as the more familiar 90s and 00s classics (Kylie Minogue, Craig David, Whitney Houston and Britney Spears are just a few favourite artists that our modern bands regularly give the live treatment!).

Hire a Chart Band

Of course, none of us would be here if it weren't for the greats who paved the way for modern music, so everyone from the Beatles, Gloria Gaynor and Michael Jackson to Stevie Wonder, Queen and Joan Jett are paid tribute to in out modern and contemporary bands' eclectic set lists. Just be sure to expect the unexpected – mash ups and re-imaginings of golden oldies are not unheard of!

Our modern bands often need to include more hi-tech instrumentation than the standard guitar-bass-drum combination can produce, so keyboards are a common feature. However, our flexible and accommodating contemporary bands also offer stripped-down acoustic sets, so if this would suit your budget and venue more than a full-on party band with extra rappers and dancers, send a message our way and we'll make sure you still get the Bands for Hire modern and contemporary band experience.

  • The New Tones
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    The New Tones
    From £1295
    The New Tones are a young and vibrant function band who offer a lively repertoire, enthusiastic performance and up beat style to kick start your event. The New Tones...
  • The Fix
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    The Fix
    From £1625
    The Fix are a fresh and vibrant young band bringing a high energy show to get your event rockin'! The band offer their unique twist on the function band repertoire...
  • Electric Soul Club
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    Electric Soul Club
    From £1295
    Electric Soul Club are a gifted young 5-piece function band performing a range of music from old soul classics to contemporary pop. With all five members highly...
  • The Altitudes
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    The Altitudes
    From £1195
    The Altitudes deliver the very best in pop, club, rock and soul for an evening jam-packed full of party anthems. An experienced line-up featuring four of London's...
  • The Fiction
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    The Fiction
    From £1295
    The Fiction are a fun and entertaining function band performing popular songs from the past five decades. This talented and enthusiastic 4-piece function band offer a...
  • The Luminescence
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    The Luminescence
    From £1650
    Inimitable female vocals and stunningly accurate renditions of classic and contemporary party hits; The Luminescence are an absolute must for weddings, parties and...
  • SFX
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    SFX
    From £2375
    A contemporary high energy party band that has all the right moves to get your event alive and kicking. SFX promise to leave you and your guests wanting more with...
  • The Mesh Band
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    The Mesh Band
    From £1250
    The mesh band are an experienced 4-piece wedding and function band performing a variety of music from 50s rock 'n' roll to Motown, indie rock and up-to-date pop. With...
  • Halcyon
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    Halcyon
    From £1580
    Halcyon are a lively and dynamic party band covering a wide range of music for every generation. This young and stylish band are the perfect choice to kick start your...
  • The Tricks
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    The Tricks
    From £1395
    Introducing The Tricks - London’s most prestigious function band, available to book for weddings, corporate functions, business awards ceremonies and more....
  • Shockwave
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    Shockwave
    From £1110
    Creating a whirlwind of excitement and fresh energy, Shockwave seamlessly blend smooth pop vocals with a dash of rockin' guitars and a powerful rhythm section to keep...
  • Something Blue
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    Something Blue
    From £1285
    Made up of six exceptional young musicians in the Midlands, this charismatic function band are the perfect recipe for a party! With hundreds of weddings, parties and...
  • Evolve
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    Evolve
    From £3150
    Evolve are one of the most sought after party bands in the UK; with a set list jam-packed full of the latest pop favourites and a selection of oldies to suit, the band...
  • Sound City
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    Sound City
    From £995
    A dynamic and lively trio who bring an abundance of talent, charm and charisma to each and every event. Having studied at the acclaimed British Academy of New Music,...
  • The Dance
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    The Dance
    From £1395
    'The Dance' are a fresh exciting function band covering absolutely everything from current chart hits to classic floor fillers. Available as both a 4 piece or 5-piece...
  • Life In Stereo
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    Life In Stereo
    From £1500
    Life In Stereo are one of the UK's leading cover bands, made up of four world class session musicians - together they produce a sound you'll find difficult to match....
  • The Jets
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    The Jets
    From £1395
    The Jets are an explosive young function band performing hits from every decade. From old rock 'n' roll classics from the 50's and 60's to indie, Britpop and the...
  • The Ruby Rollers
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    The Ruby Rollers
    From £1750
    The Ruby Rollers are a sensational party band who know how to kick start the night. With fun and lively sets of both contemporary hits and party classics, this band...
  • Decades
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    Decades
    From £1850
    Decades are the ultimate function band, offering a stage show and performance that won't be beaten. With a repertoire of over 500 songs featuring the best of 50's and...
  • The Weekend Connection
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    The Weekend Connection
    From £1750
    The Weekend Connection offer the perfect antidote to the working week with their exciting and energising collection of modern and classic hits. This 5-piece function...
  • The Hey Nows
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    The Hey Nows
    From £1650
    A quirky and colourful 4-piece function band with a unique repertoire that explores all of the classics and some unspoken favourites. You’re guaranteed to be dancing...
  • The UpKicks
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    The UpKicks
    From £1260
    Young, fun and lively 4/5-piece party band, ready to roll up and rock out! This high-energy function band guarantee a jam-packed dance floor throughout the night,...
  • Young Hype
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    Young Hype
    From £5850 + VAT
    Meet Young Hype; a brand new kind of show band - fresh, talented, unique and buzzing with energy. Young Hype are an exciting group of young musicians and singers based...